Hop aboard the island’s vintage railways and head south on the Steam Railway or north on the Manx Electric Railway. The Snaefell Mountain Railway climbs from Laxey to the summit and horse drawn trams run the
2 mile scenic route along Douglas seafront.
Explore over 10,000 years of Manx heritage at our award winning historical sites and museums. The Vikings arrived during the 10th century and you can learn about our Viking past at the House of Manannan.
Step back into Victorian times at the Grove Museum and climb the Great Laxey Wheel, the world’s biggest working waterwheel. Head to Cregneash Village to experience life in a 19th century farming and crofting community.
Come and discover the Isle of Man...
Enjoy the great outdoors in one of Britain’s most beautiful locations. Relax and unwind by strolling through our spectacular national glens
and along our miles of uncrowded beaches.
If you like your holiday action packed, why not try quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, kayaking or coasteering, mountain biking or segway?
Take a boat trip to see the whales, dolphins and basking sharks swimming in Manx waters or go pony trekking in unspoiled countryside.
The famous TT Races and Festival of Motorcycling attract thousands of visitors every year. You could take a more leisurely spin around the 37¾ mile Mountain Course on either two, three or four wheels.
...with a rich heritage
The Camera Obscura on Douglas Head and the Old House of Keys are amongst the many fascinating places to visit. See Manx tartan woven at Laxey Woollen Mills and kippers being smoked in a kipper factory at Peel.
Watch a debate in Tynwald, the world's oldest continuous parliament,
join a guided tour of the Victorian Gaiety Theatre or take a ghost tour through the back streets, if you’re brave enough.
If it’s nightlife you’re after you’ll find restaurants, clubs and bars offering something for everyone, whether you’re young or young-at-heart!
And don’t go home without sampling our unique Manx ales, loaghtan
lamb, ice cream, cheese or locally caught lobster, crab and queenies.